Andrew Desmond

Head of Financial Services


Andrew Desmond leads Accenture’s Financial Services operating group in Ireland, working with major organisations in the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors. Accenture Financial Services specialises in delivering innovative solutions to operational, technology, customer relationship and risk challenges, helping clients to gain competitive advantage and achieve profitable growth.

Andrew has worked in the Financial Services industry for over 20 years and has led large-scale transformation programmes in the international and retail banking sectors in the UK and Ireland. He has extensive experience of core banking transformation, front-office reengineering, multi-channel distribution strategies, and consolidation of back-office and support functions.

Prior to his current role Andrew held a number of senior roles in Accenture, working with clients across a range of industry segments including government, retail and products .

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics, and a Master of Science in Statistics, from University College, Cork.